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  1. Black Is, Black Ain't - Roots Revival

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    Roots Revival Saidiya Hartman, Rick Kittles, moderated by Hamza Walker To describe scholarship in African-American studies as robust is an understatement. Coming from diverse fields, these two…

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    • William Pope.L Artist Talk

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      Artist talk featuring William Pope.L and The Renaissance Society's Associate Curator and Director of Education, Hamza Walker. On occasion of the opening reception of Pope.L's installation,…

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      • Yto Barrada Artist Talk

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        March 18, 2012 For her Midwest museum debut, Tangier-based artist Yto Barrada will exhibit “Riffs”, an installation of photographs and films that inquire into the…

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        • Alissa Nutting Reading

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          Dec 5, 2010 Nutting's writing has appeared in Tin House, Fence, BOMB, and the fairy tale anthology My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me. Her short story collection, Unclean Jobs for…

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          • Tony Conrad, violin

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            January 23, 2011 Conrad’s various activities (music, filmmaking, visual arts) and associations (Jack Smith, Dream Syndicate) make his status as “legend” and “treasure”…

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            • Teen Paranormal Romance Artist Talk: Kathryn Andrews, Chris Bradley, Anna K.E., Jack Lavender

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              Artist talk on the occasion of the opening reception of Teen Paranormal Romance at the Renaissance Society featuring Kathryn Andrews, Chris Bradley, Anna K.E., Jack Lavender March 9, 2014 The Renaissance…

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              • Terri Kapsalis, "Lecture on Nothing"

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                October 4, 2002 Kapsalis performs John Cage's "Lecture on Nothing" in conjunction with a solo exhibition at The Renaissance Society by Simparch.

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                • William J. O'Brien Artist Talk

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                  May 15, 2011 William J. O'Brien Artist Talk with Hamza Walker Chicago artist William J. O’Brien (b.1975) works in multiple mediums, including ceramic, textiles, wood, and metal, along…

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                  • Minimalism Now: Discussion and Q&A

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                    Minimalism Now Feb 27, 2011 Rachel Harrison, sculptor Miwon Kwon, Professor of Art History, UCLA James Meyer, Associate Professor of Art History, Emory University David Raskin, Professor of Art…

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                    • Matt Saunders Artist Talk

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                      A discussion between the artist, Matt Saunders; Scott Rothkopf, Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art; and Hamza Walker, Director of Education. Feb 28, 2010 For his exhibition at The Renaissance…

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                      • David Grubbs and Susan Howe: Frolic Architecture

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                        Grubbs and Howe return for a performance of their third and most recent release Frolic Architecture. Frolic drops the listener into a soundworld that germinates wildly from this most multiple and…

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                        • Town and Country

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                          December 15, 2002 Founded in 1997, Town and Country has become a much beloved staple of Chicago's rich and inexhaustible music scene. Over the course of four recordings, its members, Jim Dorling,…

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